Nabila Isabella Khouri876 775 3580 (Publication Portfolio)
2014 Photographer’s Forum Magazine Best of College & High School Photography Contest Finalist April 2014
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Nabila Khouri Resume 2016

Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. Nabila Isabella Khouri876 775 3580 (Publication Portfolio) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE The Culture Trip, London, U.K. Oct. 2015 – Dec. 2015 Contributor  Wrote and contributed seven articles a week focusing on art, culture, food, adventure and travel to one of the web’s biggest emerging travel information websites.  Communicated closely with various businesses, organizations and photographers to create close contacts for future partnerships.  Carefully and appropriately sourced several pictured for every article using proper copyright procedures.  Contributed several photographs for many articles, especially those focused on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Search for Common Ground, Washington, D.C. Jan. 2015 – May 2015 Communications Intern  Managed content for various social media platforms, primarily Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress and YouTube.  Wrote articles and blog posts related to the work being done by the organization.  Edited videos, sound clips and pictures using Final Cut Pro, Garage Band and Adobe Photoshop, respectively, for media platforms.  Communicated closely and conduct interviews with other departments to share news with general public and donors. A Bar A Guest Ranch, Encampment, Wyo. June 2014 – Sept. 2014 Waitress & Wait Staff Scheduler  Provided impeccable service and hospitality to guests staying at one of the United States’ best guest ranches.  Selected out of 20 members of the wait staff team as official scheduler and assistant to the dining room manager.  Responsible for organizing weekly schedules for every waiter and bartender, ensuring everyone worked equal hours.  Worked with dining room manager to layout dining room and table settings, including proper serving and hosting etiquette.  Created a filing technique for the dining room manager to organize all future events, documents and employees. Capital News Service, Richmond, Va. Jan. 2014 – May 2014 Reporter  Wrote and reported news stories related to the Virginia General Assembly, the legislation and politicians involved.  Interviewed some of Virginia’s most influential policy makers and politicians.  Created and pursued story ideas and sources relentlessly. Forum Magazine, Richmond, Va. Aug. 2013 – May 2014 Features Writer and Photographer  Wrote, reported and made photographs for feature and magazine articles.  Wrote about a wide variety of topics from breaking news, to human interest and advice columns.  Made and edited photographs using Adobe Photoshop to accompany the magazine’s stories and features.  Worked closely with editors, design team and other writers to achieve “Best Magazine” award-winning product in first year. The Collegian Newspaper, Richmond, Va. Jan. 2012 – May 2014 Reporter and Photographer  Wrote and reported about news and events pertaining to student life and population.  Made compelling photographs of sporting events, portraits and student life for articles and photo stories.  Worked closely with editors and other writers to create detailed and unbiased stories.  Pursued stories and sources relentlessly to ensure the most accurate information was given to readers. University of Richmond, Richmond, Va. Aug. 2012 – May 2014 Spanish Teaching Assistant  Aided professors in teaching students through practice sessions held twice a week.  Taught approximately 40 students, all of who advanced to higher levels of study in the Spanish language.  Learnt each student’s strengths and weaknesses, communicating my findings to the professors so they could better aid students.  Respectfully managed and conducted a classroom of fellow peers. African People and Wildlife Fund, Maasai Steppe, Tanzania. June 2013 – Aug. 2013 Journalism and Public Relations Intern  Wrote articles and updates for blogs and social media used by organization and other media outlets, including National Geographic.  Adapted quickly to living in very rural and basic conditions with Maasai tribesmen and women.  Learnt basic Kiswahili and Kimaasai to communicate with other staff and community members.  Transcribed interviews in both English and Kiswahili for the organization’s future reference.  Learnt extensively about human and wildlife conflict, field conservation, Tanzanian flora, fauna and geography.
  • 2. HONORS ANDAWARDS 2014 Photographer’s Forum Magazine Best of College & High School Photography Contest Finalist April 2014 2013 University of Richmond Summer Photography Contest Winner September 2013 $4000 University of Richmond Spider Intern Fellowship, to support unpaid internship in Tanzania March 2013 EDUCATION University of Richmond, Richmond, Va. Class of 2014 Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Creative Writing

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